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Assistant Company Secretary

Assistant Company Secretary

Job description

About Your New Role:

The Assistant Company Secretary is responsible for supporting the Company Secretary in providing proactive and effective Company Secretarial support to the Board of Directors and Board Sub-committees, with particular focus on Board Committee and AGM Support, Corporate Governance and managing key stakeholder relationship.

What You Will Do:

Board, Committee and AGM Support:

  • Co-ordination and administration of key aspects of the Board and Board Sub-Committee meetings also in the co-ordination of various Board activities including onboarding, inductions, and retirements processes.
  • Attending Board & Sub-Committee Meetings to transcribe accurate and comprehensive minutes, record resolutions & approvals.

Corporate Governance:

  •  Monitoring developments in company law, regulation and corporate governance and engage and assist with in the undertaking of legal research and reviews.
  • Drafting policies and processes that support the development of governance frameworks.
  • Responsibility for ensuring the maintenance of statutory records falling within the remit of the Company Secretarial Function and for ensuring the timely submission of any statutory filings.

Other Responsibilities:

  •  Managing relationships with key stakeholders including Members, Nominees (Shareholders), Legal Advisors, Auditors, Regulators, and internal stakeholders.
  • Progressing and facilitating requests associated with AML & KYC issues and Internal and External Audit reviews and facilitate the Annual Corporate Governance Review and Board Effectiveness Reviews.

Who You Are:

  • An individual that has experience in working in a Legal and/or Company Secretariat function preferably in Financial Services.
  • A dynamic and proactive individual who is passionate about taking on projects with enthusiasm and can demonstrate a strong sense of initiative.
  • A highly organized individual who excels in managing tasks, resources, and information efficiently.
  • Knowledge of Irish company law, corporate governance and familiar with the Companies Act 2014 and the Central Bank of Ireland’s Corporate Governance Requirements for Insurance Undertakings 2015.
  • Third Level Qualification in Law or related field, preferably also including a company secretariat qualification.

Whats In It For You:

  • An opportunity to develop professionally and make a meaningful impact to the company secretariat and wider department objectives.
  • Experience job satisfaction by knowing that your work directly contributes to the success, integrity, and responsible growth of our organisation.
  • You will play a pivotal role in upholding the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring legal compliance, and contribute to the safeguarding the reputation of our organisation.
  • Competitive Salary.
  • Health Allowance for employees and dependents where applicable.
  • Holidays – 24 days annual leave plus the option to purchase more.
  • 10 public holidays plus 2 additional company days.
  • Generous Pension Scheme.
  • 3 Days Marriage Leave.
  • Life assurance cover.
  • Income Protection Insurance.
  • + More

Whats Next:

Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button or call me, Rebecca O'Neill on 01-4744618 or e-mail me on

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